I often hear clients say they hide medications in peanut butter, make treats with peanut butter, and fill toys with peanut butter for their pets. I cringe because I don’t think this is a good choice. Some companies have been adding xylitol to peanut butter,...
Cats are really desert dwellers and are not programmed to drink large amounts. They also will not drink if their food is near the water bowl (no water near “the kill”) or if the water is near the litter box (don’t drink where you…). They...
Pet vaccination strategies are constantly changing; there is controversy over the ideal protocol. I feel that, unfortunately, most puppies and kittens receive many more vaccinations in their early life stages than are needed. Dogs and cats purchased from pet stores...
What is oxidation? Oxidation is a chemical reaction that takes place when cells or substances are exposed to oxygen. It is happening all the time, since we live in an oxygen-rich environment. Oxidation reactions cause iron to rust, potato chips to spoil, milk to go...
Anal glands are, literally, a pain in the butt for some cats and dogs and their owners. Many dogs and cats with chronic anal gland issues are presented to veterinarians or groomers every few weeks to have the glands manually expressed. These poor pets lick their anal...
Mars will acquire nearly 800 pet hospitals in the US and Canada. MARS BUYS PET HOSPITAL OPERATOR VCA FOR $9.1 BILLION WOW! First we had a class action lawsuit posted against large pet food manufacturers and the veterinary clinics they own. Now one of those same pet...
Large cut marrow bones
Apple cider vinegar
**Never feed cooked bones to your dog
1 cup of warm water
1/2 cup of organic turmeric root powder
1/3 cup of organic coconut oil
1/2 tablespoon ground black pepper
1 tablespoon ceylon cinnamon